Images taken from James Allen ed., Without Sanctuary: Lynching Photography in America (2004)

Lynching of Jesse Washington, Waco Texas, 1916

Postcard of lynching of Allen Brooks, Dallas , Texas 1910. Reverse of card reads "Well John--This is a token of a great day we had in Dallas...a negro was hung for an assault on a three year old girl I saw this on my noon hour. I was very much in the bunch."